Apple Blossom Kindergarten - The only Steiner Waldorf Kindergarten in Manchester!

Come and visit our beautiful, homely, nature-based kindergarten for your 3 to 5 year age child. We are the only Steiner Waldorf Kindergarten in Manchester!

We have 22 places in total and offer 4 days a week Monday to Thursday 9am-4pm including free play indoors and outside, a teacher-led activity e.g. baking, painting, gardening, and daily storytelling with puppetry, music and movement.  There is also a Beautiful Beginnings parent and child group on a Friday from 10am-12pm which can be booked here: Please Book Here

The snack and lunch are prepared by adults and children and shared together around the table with songs, flowers and a candle lit at each meal. Selfcare, care for others, the earth, the kindergarten and garden are also integral to our approach with a homely and warm environment created to welcome and support each child.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mary Maclachlan - Manager or Kate Gray - Director
Contact Position
07910 974 355 07910 974 355
Apple Blossom Kindergarden
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Where to go

Apple Blossom Kindergarten
The Beehive
Cringle Park
Greater Manchester
M19 2QP
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Apple Blossom Kindergarten is a beautiful setting within The Beehive, Cringle Park, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 2QP. Is is a small setting for 3 to 5 year age children in a single storey, red-brick building next to the tennis courts and playground within Cringle Park. 

Inclusion Information

Has wheelchair access
Has Special Needs provision
Our Steiner Waldorf kindergarten is created to ensure young children are not overstimulated in the setting. This supports children with sensory processing difficulties. It is seen as an informal therapeutic environment.
Has provision for special dietary needs
We offer a vegetarian and vegan menu. We do not serve dairy or meat. We offer organic, seasonal, wholegrain food daily.
Can make special cultural provisions
We provide vegetarian and vegan food. We tell stories from around the world each day as part of our story time. We have multicultural books and resources. We offer gender neutral play items.

Childcare Information


Has immediate vacancies
Mon-Thurs 9am-4pm. Fridays 10-12 for parent and child

Funded Places

Has 3 & 4 year old funding

Opening Times & Facilities

Accepts Childcare Vouchers
Associated Cost

School Pickups

Does not offer school pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
29/01/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

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